Alternative Medicine: Resources & Information

Children in Washington State who received care from complementary health practitioners were substantially less likely to get recommended immunizations and were more likely to be diagnosed with a vaccine-preventable disease, according to a study published in Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Materials for Providers

Record of Vaccine Declination

This form provides documentation of parental refusal to vaccinate

Materials for Vaccine Recipients

Vaccines Work!

CDC statistics demonstrate dramatic declines in vaccine-preventable diseases when compared with the pre-vaccine era

What If You Don’t Vaccinate Your Child?

One-page parent handout describing the consequences of not vaccinating your child

Non-Medical Exemptions and Vaccine Refusal Put People at Risk. Examine the Evidence for Yourself.

The document provides evidence about the consequences of non-medical exemptions and vaccine refusal, particularly in relation to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. Includes citations, summaries, key findings, and links to abstracts.

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Printable resources and links to partner organizations to help you address hesitancy related to vaccination-related anxiety.

Printable resources designed to help healthcare professionals in all aspects of immunization practice. experts answer challenging questions about vaccines.

Information sheets produced by CDC that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients.

Real-life accounts of suffering and loss.

From our affiliated site, information about the importance of vaccines and answers to many common questions.



Strategies for healthcare professionals on how to discuss vaccines with parents.

Trusted Organizations

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

This primer provides the background and tips you’ll need to have a productive conversation about it.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Review of how chiropractic philosophy came to reject the germ theory of infectious disease and vaccination, despite mountains of scientific evidence.

Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) For Vaccines

A website where naturopathic doctors discuss health, medicine, and vaccines.

NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Resources from the NCCIH, part of the NIH, the federal government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.

Some people have sought “alternative” remedies to prevent or to treat COVID-19. There is no scientific evidence that any of these alternative remedies can prevent or cure COVID-19.


Are chiropractors anti-vaccine? Though they talk about vaccine choice, most chiropractors seem to focus only on the risks of vaccines.

Homeopathic vaccines will not prevent any vaccine-preventable disease and are not a substitute or alternative for FDA approved vaccines on the CDC immunization schedule.

Developing life-long immunity through natural immunity comes at too high a price.

Additional Resources

The Government of Canada requires product labeling to make clear that “nosodes” are not vaccines nor alternatives to vaccines.

About “nosodes,” an unproven homeopathic therapy. (Paediatrics & Child Health, May 2015)


November 28, 2014

Shot of Confusion

In this CBC “Marketplace” special report, two moms go undercover with hidden cameras and visit five homeopaths in Toronto and Vancouver. They are told vaccines cause autism and that vaccine-preventable diseases are unusual and harmless. The moms are encouraged not to vaccinate their infants. (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.)

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